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I Feel Like a Damn Failure

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    Was I Mean?

    I guess I just feel BLAH today. A damn failure.I was called out for it by a respected EP member just now.Good for him, healthy confrontation is always a good thing
    LadyGypsy LadyGypsy 36-40, F Sep 22, 2013

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    I work hard at every single **** faced thing in

    my life, and I'm still a disappointment. I'm not even surprised, I just feel the emptiness of believing I could actually do something right. I was wrong at even believing I could.
    freakychick01 freakychick01 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 9, 2013

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    Shortcomings

    Right now all I can do is fantasize about what my life could have been. As I think about it, there are some things I could have done differently. Example number one; instead of feeling like an outcast and letting my emotions get to me. I could have done nothing and let people...
    Noology19 Noology19 26-30 Jun 5, 2013

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    i always try to look on the bright side of

    things but i snap back to reality and realize its just me imagining. I was never good in school, my grades was horrible and i dropped out cause me and my family are struggling to live. I reallly want to college, but i actually dont see myself in college, i know that wont work...
    mdkayvee mdkayvee 16-17, F Feb 17

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    Always Believed We Were To Protect The Ones We Loved

    buti faild toprotect my wife of 6 years one morning, and i paid a high priced for god and country mywife was killed and there was nothing i could do aboutit i was reported killed in action the day beofre but i was in a coma and no one told her i was alive or maybe shoe would have...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M 1 Response Sep 1, 2011

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    Because. . .

    My guardians tell me I'm not good enough I've failed to kill myself over 50+ times I've watched my twin die in front of me and I did nothing I have been addicted to drugs before I have more medical and health problems than the whole world put together My parents are dead (Even...
    ImOkayNow ImOkayNow 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 17, 2011

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    I Am Such a F***ing Idiot and Can't Stop Crying

    I am going through a very hard time emotionally these days, and to overcompensate, I've been doing lots of projects.  Today was "Home Improvement" day and I decided to clean the tub's drain (water wasn't passing anymore).  I got out my tools and made...
    LaMalquerida LaMalquerida 26-30, F 8 Responses Feb 8, 2009

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    Life In Care!!!!!!!!!!

    hi im 15 in a month and so far my life as been a wreck. my mum doesn't want me or my siblings. she cancelled our last contact. we only have it once a month. my dad doesnt want me to find him. i havnt seen him since i was 5!!!. i think i got a boyfreind who doesnt rreally like...
    davidtennant4life davidtennant4life 13-15, F Aug 12, 2009

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    Yeah, So About Living Life.

    I was told growing up that things go a certain way as long as we work hard. We go to school, get good grades, then get jobs. I got to school thinking I was going to plow through, then get an awesome internship and then get hired by a company afterwards. Just like my older...
    hooponopono hooponopono 26-30, F Oct 24, 2013

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    Am I Crazy?

    I never thought id be one of those people but here i am. reckless with my baby chicken status of a career (as in just starting) and with my health as well. i drink every weekend i have fun yes at the time but when i start to think about the stupid things ive done in the black...
    girly716 girly716 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 10, 2012

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    From Failure To Fruitful

    Often our plans fail that God's plans for us may succeed. - Ellen G. White I have had many so called "good" ideas or plans that failed and it turned out to be a blessing in disguise. I have also had experiences in my life that appeared to be a complete failure and turned...
    girl4god girl4god 36-40, F Mar 2, 2012

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    What Is Wrong?

    I keep thinking which doesn't seem to help me much. I go home to a quiet house. I live with my mother and my son but they dont have much interaction with me. Makes me ask myself , what is so wrong with me... My son is what breaks me up the most. He is 17 flunked his 9th grade and...
    espalumna espalumna 46-50, F Oct 26, 2013

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    Yup........

    i am a recovering addict and alcholoic need i say more? I have messed up so many things in my life including my kids being put in foster care. my feelings are indescribable imagine hopelessness mixed with major mood disorders toped with self hate. i put on a brave face for my...
    charmed88101 charmed88101 31-35, F 3 Responses May 26, 2011

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    I'm A Failure

    All I want to do, is yell. At everyone I see. Things like: You don't understand, It's harder on me, Why is it always my fault? Forced to be an amazing student by my parents, straight A's, no social life. My life is miserable. My parents are semi abusive and the stress from...
    Definitee Definitee 13-15, F Oct 19, 2010

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    Eveything Is Wrong

    i cant do anything right in the eyes of my family there perfect im not
    AshtonMaya AshtonMaya 16-17, F 1 Response May 24, 2009

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    I used to be very ambitious, I wanted a successful career and was willing to do my best to achieve my goals. But now that I am at one of the best universities in my country, I've...
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    I know I'm still at a young age and will probably find someone again blah blah, but it hurts to have heart broken by someone you thought loved you. My first relationship was awful...
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    I hate feelings... Contradictions... I hate when you are feeling one thing and everyone around you tells you to stop and go in the other direction... I hate when someone tells you...
    Sadgirlwithoutarazor1 Sadgirlwithoutarazor1 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I don't even know where to start mainly because all my life I've been an outcast. When I was young my real father left me and so my mom worked a lot to keep food on the table and...
    Arwenlethena Arwenlethena 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    I have no passion for anything. A few jobs I thought would be cool to do are way out of my league when it comes to intelligence. I'm average at everything and I feel like there is...
    linkingold linkingold 18-21, F Jul 22

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    I feel like ..i was never meant to be a mother ...don't get me wrong I believe children are so beautiful and innocent and all I see is good in them! innocent and sweet ...I have 3...
    pinkfloydkitty pinkfloydkitty 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    Since I was little, I always had a very clear idea of who would be my life mate: funny, charming, witty, goofy, strong and physically big, but also very gentle and loving. I even...
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    All my life things have been weird for me. I've always been in-tuned with the paranormal world; e.i., I have had bizarre dreams, I seen shadow people, I have been touched by things...
    Celticrose1991 Celticrose1991 22-25 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I feel depressed a lot more than before. I feel like all the happiness I use to shower people with is being sucked from me more and more. The rules my parents keep placing on me to...
    ruizr302 ruizr302 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Hey There people... I am 32... And I just feel like a looser... When I left school I wanted to do an art course. But my parents didn't approve... So I did a marketing course only...
    SweetBrazilianLizzy SweetBrazilianLizzy 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    its so annoying. for the past few days i've had pms to the point where im experienceing back pains, insane chocolate cravings, and extreme moodiness and sensitivity. i feel like i...
    hans13 hans13 51-55, F Jul 5

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    I just turned one when my parents divorced so it wasn't hard for me to get over that since I don't remember when my parents even were together. A few years later my dad met my step...
    ahk16 ahk16 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    there are so many times where I feel like crap and full of despair. I don't know why but as days go by I feel like I'm not really there like when I laugh is it real? Or when I...
    GalaxyPlanet128 GalaxyPlanet128 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    I remember the heartbreaking time a close "friend" & my boyfriend plotted against me and started dating in 2012 and still dating. I lost a lot friends along with this. Me being a...
    EbbsBreaux EbbsBreaux 16-17, F Jul 13

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    When I was younger I was a very happy child. Always smiling, laughing and loving everything about life. Even though I am naturally an introvert and somewhat shy I loved being...
    elderflower4 elderflower4 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    For the past 8 years of my 'life' I have suffered with severe anxiety and depression. They say it's meant to get better, but every day just gets harder. I'm almost starting to feel...
    36chambers86 36chambers86 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    I moved back home after college and all my college friends stayed on the east coast and my high school friends moved away and the ones that are still here I feel I have grown up...
    SofaRose SofaRose 22-25, F Jul 17

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    Ok so my step brother and I don't get along very well, and I know that I don't start the fights because even my dad has told me that he gets in his nerves and he is a very...
    geneticgeorge geneticgeorge 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 17

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    The second time I'm posting about the same experience. Last time I didn't receive any help or any feedback and I'm not doing this for that but I just feel like it would be nice if...
    PursuitofHappiness1 PursuitofHappiness1 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    I feel like no one understands me. But for some reason, I feel like ghosts and spirits understand me. I feel like I can talk to and trust ghosts and spirits. I feel like I can't...
    Ambria101 Ambria101 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    ever since my dad got remarried and had another kid, my brother and i have taken the back burner. scratch that, we've been moved out of the kitchen entirely. particularly me bc i...
    kggi kggi 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    Sometimes I do...... There will be times I'm playing around with Ana and she suddenly gets all upset by it and begins to cry. I mean I never push it too far or make it annoying...
    TheMasterMan1 TheMasterMan1 16-17, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I get depressed a lot, and I've learned to just accept the fact that I'm going to be depressed. It still takes it's toll on me, though, and it can get quite painful. It started as...
    Tsalokath Tsalokath 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    This is the first time I am sharing my story. Exactly as I said before, I feel like I live in Hell. Hell on Earth, that is. Now, let me tell you why. First of all, I have a large...
    Mymin Mymin 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I feel awful saying this but a friend of mine has decided because of various issues to move out of his houseshare early, came to me yesterday and said can you put me up for three...
    elphaba2309 elphaba2309 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    Haha, I feel weird writing this but, I've always wondered this. Obviously I know what it feels like to women, but I've always been curious as to what guys feels when they're having...
    AjLeePunk AjLeePunk 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I've had the same feeling since I was a little girl. I'm 16 now but mine feels more..supernatural if that makes sense. I can recognize the pattern in which things happen and I can...
    DiamondK15 DiamondK15 16-17, F 19 hrs ago

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    I feel like everything I've ever been taught is a lie. Like the world isn't what it seems to be. I have had a strange feeling or intuition if you will, my whole life. Recently...
    Jessej8746 Jessej8746 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 3

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    or someone. when i'm leaving home i always had this feelng of emptiness, something's not with me that i should had, something's missing and i kept thinking what it is or is it...
    lachrymosejessa lachrymosejessa 13-15, F Jul 4

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    Okay so today.... Let me first say that I work in a retail store. I work in the shoe department and I'm the only one in this shoe department, which sometimes isn't the best, like...
    daisymetcalf daisymetcalf 22-25, F Jul 5

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    I can't fight this feeling anymore.sometimes i feel like i wanna tell her how i feel,but i know she won't feel the same.at the same time i don't want to freak her out.but this...
    urbanmellow urbanmellow 22-25, F Jul 8

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    Why does my family hate me so much? Ever since my nephew was born they completely forgot about me they just don't care anymore they favour him like they did me now i don't even get...
    otakugamerwolf otakugamerwolf 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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